Alessandro Michele’s previous Gucci show may have been relatively light on handbags, but based on the brand’s Spring 2016 runway in Milan earlier this week, that’s not the new creative director’s preference all the time. For the upcoming season, the Gucci Dionysus, among others, are getting a remixed look with lots of extra details.
Gucci Handbags and Purses
Alessandro Michele was promoted from head accessories designer to creative director at Gucci just before the Fall 2015 collection was set to debut. Many eagerly awaited the debut of Gucci’s new direction, and Michele did not disappoint; his debut was full of 70s glamor and relaxed luxury.
Many of you have heard me say how much I love my Gucci Soho Disco Bag, and the bag makes frequent appearances on our Instagram as well, so it seems like it’s about time the bag gets a full review.
When Gucci appointed Alessandro Michele, formerly Gucci’s head of accessories, to be its new creative director, we were excited to see what was to come for the brand’s bags. Alessandro already had a vast understanding of Gucci accessories, and the fit seemed perfect.
Gucci continues to lure in shoppers with beautiful bags every season and one of the most coveted staples is the Soho Disco Bag. The bag is so loved that there is a Soho Disco Bag club on the PurseForum and if you follow us on Instagram, you’ve seen my red Disco make an appearance time and time again.
I already showed you a few of my favorite perfect Gucci gifts for the season, and today I’m sharing more–a few items from Gucci just wasn’t enough. Gucci’s designs are as elegant and stylish as ever, and even at a luxury price point, the bags feel like a strong value because of the brand’s fine materials and craftsmanship.
During 2014, Gucci has released collection after collection of gorgeous bags. Bamboo had a huge resurgence for the brand, as well as textured Diamante leather and the new Jackie Soft. To close out the year, Gucci put together a stunning compilation of items that are sure to delight, whether as a gift for this holiday season or a new bag for a new year.
Over the past few seasons, the most impressive thing about Gucci’s handbags is what the brand has managed to resist: over-branding, over-embellishment and over-baked design of all kinds. Every collection seems more well-edited than the last, and the results get simpler and more beautiful with every new collection released.
It’s that time of year again when LA celebrities grab their kids (or kids they’ve borrowed especially for the occasion), the paparazzi grab their cameras and everyone heads on down to Mr. Bones’ Pumpkin Patch. Here’s Rachel Zoe, pumpkin-picking with her sons Skyler and Kaius and her husband Rodger Berman.